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7 killed in Rawalpindi blast

Rawalpindi, Jan 9 (IBNS): At least seven people were killed in a blast in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city on Friday, media reports said.

Pakistan: 5 killed Rawalpindi blast

Rawalpindi, Jan 9 (IBNS)A blast in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city killed at least five people and injured 17 others on Friday, media reports said.

Rajapakshe defeated : Sirsena new Sri Lanka President

Colombo, Jan 9 (IBNS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa bowed out of power after a decade of rule accepting a heavy defeat to opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena on Friday.

UN refugee agency, Afghan Government launch winter assistance plan to help displaced

New York, Jan 8 (IBNS) As the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) and its partners begin distributing cold-weather supplies to some of Kabul’s most vulnerable residents, the Agency’s representative in Kabul has warned that many people, especially children, are continuing to suffer, particularly those living in Kabul’s informal settlements.

Pakistani president signs 21st amendment bill into law

Islamabad, Jan 7 (IBNS): Pakistan president Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday signed into law the 21st Constitutional Amendment, media reports said.

Pakistan supreme court ensures 26/11 accused Lakhvi remains in jail

Islamabad, Jan 7 (IBNS) The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday ruled that 26/11 Mumbai attack key accused Zakir-ur-Rehman Lakhvi will remain in jail as it overturned the recent high court decision of suspension of detention order of the terrorist, media reports in Pakistan said.

Pakistan PM to visit Bahrain tomorrow

Islamabd, Jan 6 (IBNS): Pakistan prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit Bahrain on Wednesday.

Pakistan National Assembly approves 21st Constitutional Amendment and Pakistan Army (Amendment) Bill 2015

Islamabad, Jan 6 (IBNS) In a significant development, Pakistan's National Assembly on Tuesday approved the 21st Constitutional Amendment and Pakistan Army (Amendment) Bill 2015, media reports said.

Nepal: Women-only bus starts in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Jan 5 (IBNS) A microbus service has been started only for women in Nepal's Kathmandu city, media reports said.

Bangladesh: Zia announces indefinite blockade

Dhaka, Jan 5 (IBNS) Protesting against the government restrictions, BNP supremo Khaleda Zia announced an indefinite countrywide blockade on Monday.

Pakistan: Drone attack kills TTP Commander?

Islamabad, Jan 4 (IBNS): Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Commander Hafiz Gul Bahadur was killed in a drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan, media reports said on Sunday.

Pakistan: Terror bid foiled in Quetta

Quetta, Jan 4 (IBNS) Pakistan's Frontier Corps (FC) paramilitary force defused a roadside bomb in Pakistan's Sibi city which foiled a major bid of terrorism in the country, media reports said.

Pakistan: Blast kills 5

Hangu, Jan 4 (IBNS) A blast in a football ground in Kadda Bazaar area of Pakistan's Lower Orakzai killed at least five people on Sunday, media reports said.

Lakhvi sent to 14 days judicial custody

Islamabad, Jan 1 (IBNS) 26/11 mastermind Zakir-ur-Rehman Lakhvi has been sent to 14 days judicial custody on Thursday after the Pakistani government moved to the Supreme Court protesting the detention suspension order issued by the Islamabad high court.

Afghanistan: 2 killed in Nangarhar attack

Kabul, Dec 31 (IBNS) : At least two people were killed in a Taliban attack in Afghanistan's Bati Kot district on Wednesday, media reports said.